La Guirlande De Paris: Ou Maisons De Plaisance Des Environ, Au XVII et au XVIII Siecle

Paris: F. Contet, Editeur d'Art, 1928-31. First edition. Two volumes. 1ere serie: Folio (32 x 44cm), 12 pp.; 36 plates illustrated from heliotypes, loose as issued. Berny, Bourg-la-Reine, Cachan, Chatanay, Chatillon, Choisy-le-Roi, Gentilly, Ivry, L'Hay-les-Roses, Sceaux, Thiais, Vitry. 2eme serie: folio, 12 pp.; 36 plates illustrated from heliotypes. Chambourcy, Chatillon, Fontenay-aux-Roses, La Celle-Saint-Cloud, Meudon, Savigny-sur-Orge, Versailles, Viroflay. Plates bright and clean; 2 cloth ties missing on the second volume; else a very good set in original gilt-stamped cloth-backed patterned board portfolios. A survey of pleasure houses and pavilions within a four-mile radius of Paris. Includes photographs of interiors, ruins, exteriors, etc. Item #005856

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